Oct 21

Witness The Extraordinary Power of Homegrown Aid in Haiti

“Piti, piti, zwazo fe nich li.” It’s an oft-repeated proverb in Haiti, roughly translating to “Little by little a bird makes its nest.” It’s also an apt description for how the St. Luke Foundation for Haiti has empowered native Haitians to care for their community in the shadow of natural disasters, epidemics, and political unrest.

Oct 21

Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

Haiti’s once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change. Locals who still rely on coffee for their livelihood must learn to grow it in changing climes.

Oct 20

More at stake for USWNT than first impressions suggest vs. Haiti

In the game vs. Haiti, the United States women’s national team won’t worry about losing anyone else. There’s still too much at stake.

Oct 11

Hundreds attend Duvalier's funeral in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral of former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier on Saturday, honoring a man widely reviled for repression and corruption during his 15 years in power.

Oct 10

No national funeral for Haiti's Duvalier

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier won’t receive a state funeral after all, his lawyer said Thursday, after public outrage that a man accused of corruption and mass killings could receive such an honor.

Oct 10

Haiti pledges money to Trinidad and Tobago soccer

Upon getting word that the Trinidad and Tobago women’s national soccer team might not even have enough money for lunch, Haiti’s team took a look at its fundraising for World Cup qualifying – an account totaling a little over $1,300 – and decided to turn it over to the competition.

Oct 09

Haiti's Duvalier denied state funeral

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will not receive a state funeral after all, his lawyer said Thursday, after a public outcry that a man accused of corruption and mass killings could receive such an honor.

Oct 09

Haiti's cholera epidemic still emergency: UN envoy

Washington (AFP) – Haiti’s cholera epidemic is still an emergency and a let up in response based on the decreasing number of cases could have “tragic consequences,” a UN special envoy said.

Oct 08

Divided Haiti prepares national farewell to 'Baby Doc'

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti is preparing an appropriate send-off for former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, but controversy over his funeral arrangements has stirred simmering political tensions.

Oct 08

Haiti's long-delayed election likely postponed again

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – As Haiti prepared Tuesday to bury a former dictator who had little use for elections, it seemed all but certain that a long-delayed legislative vote due later this month will again be postponed.

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